Articles with Tag(s): "groundwater"

Using Groundwater in Farming

June 25, 2018
Often the best source of water is not found on the surface of the land but below ground. Groundwater refers to underground water reservoirs formed from water seeping into the ground from rainwater and surface water sources like rivers and streams. The water collects in porous layers of sands, gravels and rocks called aquifers. Usage […]
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Research on the Effects of Australia’s Declining Groundwater

June 13, 2018
In a related article, we explored the effect of Australia’s water use on river systems. While surface water is impacted, Australia also contains rich reservoirs of water underground. Since we live in a very dry country, groundwater is extensively depended upon across country. This article explores Australia’s declining ground water and the consequence of such. Effects […]